Speaker of the House Paul Ryan introduced the President, and apparently “a great leader and a great friend of the Irish people,” on the eve of St. Patricks’s day, and he decided to toast everyone with a pint of Guinness.
Paul Ryan enjoying a Guinness pic.twitter.com/UgTXfL8I7A
— TheJournal Politics (@TJ_Politics) March 16, 2017
However, Twitter took offense, as it is want to do, and declared that Ryan drank the worst pulled glass of beer they have ever seen.
— RTÉ Fact Check💯 (@IrelandUncut) March 16, 2017
First Mike Pence says 'top of the morning', then Paul Ryan holds up this appalling pint, grave missteps by the US pic.twitter.com/U4ktqf0Aag
— Naomi O'Leary (@NaomiOhReally) March 16, 2017
— Justin M. Overdorff (@jmover) March 17, 2017
Soon, the internet was flooded with old pictures of the ex-POTUS holding an approved glass of Guinness, with an approved amount of foam.
— 🔮 I’m terrible with clever names (@adrianeisoverit) March 17, 2017
— Jacob Myers (@PumpThatJAM12) March 17, 2017